According to the World Health Organization, it is an epidemic diphtherialocated in the Kankan region, and caused casualties. At least 37 people have died since last July.
In order to face the emergency, a coordination meeting of local partners was held under the auspices of the World Health Organization on Tuesday 29 August in the aforementioned region to define a coordinated response strategy against this epidemic.
#Epidemic to #diphtheria in the area #kankan: Coordination meeting of local partners under the auspices @guinee_oms To define a coordinated response strategy against this pandemic that has claimed 37 lives since July 20, 2023. @WHO_Africa @UNICEFGuinea pic.twitter.com/b0hbLeHqUF
– WHO Guinea (@guinee_oms) August 29, 2023
What can we know about this epidemic?
there diphtheria that it Infectious diseases contagious because Corynebacterium diphtheriae or hard Loeffler Clips likely produces a toxin that first affects the upper respiratory tract, then the heart and peripheral nervous system.
It often begins with pseudomembranous angina, hence its name nineteenthH Greek century Thanks / diphtheriaThe “membrane”, which can lead to death by suffocation if left untreated, is a complication known historically as croup.
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Mohamed Salyu Camara, Fact-Checker, Podcast|Environment|Health|Politics|Sport; Email: [email protected]
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